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Rolex Rare Ref. 6538 Big Crown Gilt Four Line "James Bond" Submariner, circa 1957. ...

2012 November 18 Timepieces Signature Auction - New York #5121

 
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Auction Ended On: Nov 18, 2012
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Location: Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

Description:
Rolex Rare Ref. 6538 Big Crown Gilt Four Line "James Bond" Submariner, circa 1957
Case: No. 112371, three body, stainless steel, screw back, 8 mm screw down crown, graduated revolving bezel, concave lugs, 38 mm
Dial: matte black, luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, gilt outer minute track, "Rolex Oyster Perpetual" and "Submariner" in gilt lettering, luminous steel skeleton hands and center sweep hand
Movement: caliber 1030, rhodium finish, 25 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring

Condition Report*:

Type: Rolex Rare Ref. 6538 Big Crown Gilt Four Line "James Bond" Submariner
Dial: matte black, luminous indexes
Hands; luminous skeleton
Metal: stainless steel
Case No: 112371
Case Info: three body, 8 mm crown
Case Width: 38 mm
Crystal: acrylic
Watch Movement: caliber 1030, rhodium finish, 25 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring
Band: leather
Circa: 1957
Condition: movement is good, case is good with some light scratches consistent with age, bezel has some wear and scratches, dial is good overall with toning and patina from age, watch comes with a Rolex service confirmation dated May, 2012 outlining condition (see photo)

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